Arts & Designs

The Czech Invention that Makes 20/20 Vision Possible in 2020

The year 2020 will likely see a lot of introspection, as 20/20 is also the term for perfect vision. And many people can only see 20/20 today due to a Czech invention – the soft contact lens. The invention of the soft contact lens is a somewhat tragic tale with roots in World War II […]


Bohemian Weather Lore

Sayings Passed Through Centuries Once Helped Farmers Plan People have always wanted some way to predict the weather for the upcoming season, but before the advent of modern meteorology in World War II, it was not an exact science. In the past, however, there was an art to it. Weather lore (pranostika) has been passed […]